NY: powerHouse Books, 1998. Kobayashi, Hibiki. First edition. Folio, (160) pp., over 100 full- or double-page b&w photographs. Illustrated paper over boards with printed acetate dust jacket. A fine copy. Item #26882
Intense and dramatic portraits of indigenous peoples, reminiscent of Richard Avedon's portraits for IN THE AMERICAN WEST. The tribes include the following: Kamayura - Brazil, Samburu - Kenya, Amhara - Ethiopia, Beni Husheich - Yemen, Beduin - Jordan, Mustang - Tibet; in Nepal several tribes: Newar, Parbate, Tamang and Tharu; in Thailand: Lahu, Lisu, Meo and Padaung; and others.